Monthly Archives: November 2013

Remembering where we were

Fifty years ago today, the woman was not yet a journalist.  She was barely 24, a Wellesley College graduate, living in a thoroughly domestic life in a garden apartment in Norwood, getting used to days and weeks totally different from … Continue reading

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If ACA is a turkey, then Obama’s a lame duck

The talking heads are calling this year’s snafus in the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act Obama’s Katrina, likening it to the FEMA debacle in responding to the deadly 2005 hurricane that wasted Louisiana.  I think the handling of the ACA … Continue reading

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Walsh moves from wannabe to will-be

Still-a-state rep Marty Walsh appeared yesterday on Channel Five’s On the Record. The candidate who, in debates and interviews,  was unprepossessing at best, often awkward with rhetoric trending banal, is looking more and more mayoral.  His presentation was comfortable,  and he came across … Continue reading

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Setti Warren pursuing vision as Newton mayor

He’s affable, charming and seems to be getting things done.  Setti Warren is running for second term as mayor of Newton.  He is on a mission, he says, of building a sustainable, livable community, a model city for the 21st … Continue reading

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